Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises

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This April 4, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, celebrating a Mass in honor of Pope John Paul II at the Buenos Aires Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name...

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BLOOMSBURG – If you get a call from someone pretending to be a Columbia County Sheriff but demanding you pay money for missed jury duty, hang up.

A scammer "who has done his...


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HEMLOCK TWP. — A homeowner spooked a would-be thief, caught rummaging through his son’s car parked on Hunt Club Drive, when he flipped on an exterior light Monday morning, police say....


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HEMLOCK TWP. — A witness spotted a man stealing from a vehicle, but the thief fled before police arrived.

Now officers are seeking information about the thief and reminding...